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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,109
Posted By leftfield6
Sure. Post your address and I'll be right over. ...

Sure. Post your address and I'll be right over. I need to buy a new F160 first, so maybe I can there tomorrow
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,109
Posted By leftfield6
Interesting that the very skill (situational...

Interesting that the very skill (situational awareness) that helps you stay safe on the smallest of vehicles (your bike), is also what helps keep you safe while driving a huge vehicle.

:nod
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,109
Posted By leftfield6
Well crap man, even shoulder checks aren't enough...

Well crap man, even shoulder checks aren't enough for that thing. You need to hire two teenagers to sit in the bed of the truck, one on each side. You can work out a series of hand signals so they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,109
Posted By leftfield6
What year and model is your F150? I want to make...

What year and model is your F150? I want to make sure I buy one exactly like yours.

:huh

Relax man, just saying you might want to check the videos above and check your mirror settings. I'll...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,109
Posted By leftfield6
Sigh. Then your mirrors are set wrong.

Sigh. Then your mirrors are set wrong.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,109
Posted By leftfield6
Not at all. But this thread is about do we, as...

Not at all. But this thread is about do we, as riders, shoulder check, not do OTHER DRIVERS check.

To reiterate, on the bike you need to, although I would say it's a quick glance, with my head...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,109
Posted By leftfield6
I don't disagree with you on shoulder checks on a...

I don't disagree with you on shoulder checks on a bike, but you really can't use Moto GP riders/bikes as an example. No mirrors on those bikes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,109
Posted By leftfield6
Yes, that is what I'm saying, and BTW, it's not...

Yes, that is what I'm saying, and BTW, it's not just me. Just google "bge mirror setting"


I even made a quick video this morning as I ran some errands. Yes, and I state this in the video, I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,109
Posted By leftfield6
Sorry guys, but when in the car, if you set your...

Sorry guys, but when in the car, if you set your mirrors correctly and learn how to read them, you have no blind spot. At least in 95% of modern cars. I posted a diagram up thread, but let me...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,109
Posted By leftfield6
I agree about checking when on the bike. The...

I agree about checking when on the bike. The lack of a windshield mounted rear view mirror (as in a car) creates a huge blind spot in your 5'o'clock through your 7'o'clock. Your mirrors should be...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,205
Posted By leftfield6
Check craigslist for someone selling a used flat...

Check craigslist for someone selling a used flat trailer. $400 or about. Check the wiring and lights, maybe new tires and bearings. All in, you're under $500. This is what I did, and that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 160,647
Posted By leftfield6
Not exactly, so I'll clarify. They did three...

Not exactly, so I'll clarify. They did three mini-seasons, each season lasting only 4 episodes. Alton crashed in Episode 4 of Season 1. Broke his clavicle. Season 2 , they were back on bikes. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 12,341
Posted By leftfield6
Feel free to forward to your ex riding partner. ...

Feel free to forward to your ex riding partner.

http://www.searchquotes.com/sof/images/picture_quotes/31525_20121026_193335_bitchy_quotes_05.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,687
Posted By leftfield6
Not perfectly a fit for this thread, but I feel...

Not perfectly a fit for this thread, but I feel like passing on stories this AM. Here was when I first decided to buy a motorcycle.

It was 1985. I was a typical college student. Went with a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 31,608
Views: 7,721,879
Posted By leftfield6
The real fail here is that the eye on the fairing...

The real fail here is that the eye on the fairing isn't looking through the turn.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 31,608
Views: 7,721,879
Posted By leftfield6
I think the light colored jeans make her thighs...

I think the light colored jeans make her thighs look a little thicker than they probably really are.

She's riding a Triumph, with what appears to be a little gusto, and looks like a ginger...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 31,608
Views: 7,721,879
Posted By leftfield6
I know they are incredibly fast and well...

I know they are incredibly fast and well engineered bikes, but damn they are ugly as sin, even in stock form. This one has not benefited from the attempts to, ah, improve it's looks.

Of course I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 31,608
Views: 7,721,879
Posted By leftfield6
Yeah, he is going to need to move up to a larger...

Yeah, he is going to need to move up to a larger size gremlin bell.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31,608
Views: 7,721,879
Posted By leftfield6
Love my Scorpion 1100. love the drop down...

Love my Scorpion 1100. love the drop down sunshield.
http://www.revzilla.com/scorpion-exo-1100-helmet
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 31,608
Views: 7,721,879
Posted By leftfield6
I wish you had spared us a pic of your WHITE...

I wish you had spared us a pic of your WHITE jeans. Son, that ain't right.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 31,608
Views: 7,721,879
Posted By leftfield6
Are those CAR tires on those wagon wheels? You...

Are those CAR tires on those wagon wheels? You know, that wagon won't corner for shit now.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,059
Posted By leftfield6
If traveling by air, I'm pretty sure there is a...

If traveling by air, I'm pretty sure there is a $10,000 limit on cash you can carry IF you are traveling to/from the US. Not sure if there are any specific regulations for travel within the states. ...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 864,599
Posted By leftfield6
Corbin does still make seats for the Hawk, and...

Corbin does still make seats for the Hawk, and they pop up on eBay sometimes as well. I had one on my previous Hawk, and will likely look for one for this bike as well.
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 864,599
Posted By leftfield6
I see what you did there. I prefer to think of...

I see what you did there. I prefer to think of it as "mild-mannered", thank you very much. :D
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 864,599
Posted By leftfield6
A few pages back, I posted/nominated the Honda...

A few pages back, I posted/nominated the Honda Hawk GT for consideration.

Just so we know that we aren't just wasting our time on the interwebs here in this thread, I thought I'd report that it...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-21-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,446
Posted By leftfield6
Okay, I'm going to vent a little here. Let me...

Okay, I'm going to vent a little here. Let me give you the scenario.

Last Friday night I found this bike for sale on CraigsList in Chattanooga. I called the seller, and we agreed to meet the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 864,599
Posted By leftfield6
This one? ...

This one?

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Vlnp3ZqPz64/TWHBbMnxD_I/AAAAAAAAATU/_yUV7F7zWiQ/s1600/big_guzzi_griso_8v_se_my_09_04.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 864,599
Posted By leftfield6
Wow, that IS a good liking bike. Thanks for...

Wow, that IS a good liking bike. Thanks for posting, don't think I've seen that one before.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-19-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,446
Posted By leftfield6
Well. the seller is being flaky. Missed an...

Well. the seller is being flaky. Missed an appointment to meet over the weekend, now he has not returned a couple of phone calls trying to set up another meet. He won't let me spend my money,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 864,599
Posted By leftfield6
Don't know if this has popped up in the 170+...

Don't know if this has popped up in the 170+ pages so far, but this is, to me, a timeless and simple design. It is all you need, but nothing you don't.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-17-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,446
Posted By leftfield6
Well, logistics got all fouled up today, and I...

Well, logistics got all fouled up today, and I didn't get to see it. Did talk to the seller though and learned a few things.



tank has been pulled, and inside of the tank cleaned and kreemed....
Forum: Old's Cool 11-16-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,446
Posted By leftfield6
Maybe bringing home a Honda CL 450 Scrambler

Well, I've been bikeless for about 4 months, which I have found is about my limit. Given that the weather here in GA is getting to where many people are putting bikes away for what passes for winter...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,175
Posted By leftfield6
What about under an overpass? Good spot? That's...

What about under an overpass? Good spot? That's where I stopped last week when caught in a thunderstorm on my way home from work.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,809
Posted By leftfield6
I don't need loud pipes. I ride a Ducati, so my...

I don't need loud pipes. I ride a Ducati, so my clutch rattle is loud enough to suffice.

:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 56,602
Posted By leftfield6
If you head through the Atlanta area, I have a...

If you head through the Atlanta area, I have a garage, an extra bed, a shower, and a fridge in the previously mentioned garage stocked with beer. Welcome anytime.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-22-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 155,975
Posted By leftfield6
Clooney. ...

Clooney.

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-BLQWn2CQrXY/UCh0qRfX5DI/AAAAAAAAEvA/byjNNtcSl2M/s1600/george-clooney-motorcycle-02.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-22-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 155,975
Posted By leftfield6
Keanu Reeves??

Keanu Reeves??
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-22-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 155,975
Posted By leftfield6
In addition to the drummer Neil Peart's well...

In addition to the drummer Neil Peart's well known affection for all things two-wheeled, Rush also has their guitarist on a bike. Apparently he doesn't log nearly the miles that Neil does, but Neil...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,175
Posted By leftfield6
PARKAtlanta is ALL about revenue, no question...

PARKAtlanta is ALL about revenue, no question about it. They are a private firm who pays Atlanta a little over $5 Million a year to get the rights to collect parking revenue and issue citations for...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,292
Posted By leftfield6
Kinda, it was an"interesting" idea that did not...

Kinda, it was an"interesting" idea that did not catch on. By moving the actual fuel tank under the seat, it lowered the COG, and opened up the traditional fuel tank area to be a storage area. BMW...
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